Authors: Clark, John L.; Garzón-Suárez, Henry X.
Publication: Brittonia
Year: 2022
Genera: Pearcea

A new species of Pearcea (Gesneriaceae, Gloxiniinae) is described from the eastern Andes of southern Ecuador where it is endemic to the province of Morona-Santiago. Pearcea lutea differs from other Pearcea by the presence of tubular yellow corollas and a dark red tomentose vestiture on immature stems and leaf undersurfaces. A preliminary designation of Endangered (EN) is provided based on a conservation assessment of IUCN categories.

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